What should be recorded in your research record?
This information should form part of your research record, as it is key to reconstruction of the research process. It should include the dates and times that data were generated, how they were generated, any deviations from agreed protocol and where data are stored.
How do you record research data?
For researchers doing qualitative research, interviews are a commonly used method. Data collected through interviews can be recorded through field notes, transcripts, or tape recordings. In the literature, there is a debate regarding which of these recording methods should be used.
What is a research record?
Typically, research records refer to any type of records or materials that document your research effort. These can be electronic or hard copy as in various forms of logs, notebooks, correspondence, videos, computer databases, audio or digital records, or even the actual products of experiments.
What is the first step to the research process?
The first step in the process is to identify a problem or develop a research question. The research problem may be something the agency identifies as a problem, some knowledge or information that is needed by the agency, or the desire to identify a recreation trend nationally.